The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for WPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited WPF over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF)
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing WPF 4 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 7.41% - 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.05% - 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 5
Median daily rate £350 - £340
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 - £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £391 - £384
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year - +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.13 £41.25 £34.38
% change year-on-year +6.96% +20.00%  

WPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 19 4 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 35.19% 9.76% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 2 89
Median daily rate £375 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +13.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £316 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

WPF
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

Job postings citing WPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Taunton.

Job vacancy trend for WPF in Taunton

WPF
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing WPF in Taunton.

Contractor daily rate trend for WPF in Taunton

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Taunton region with a requirement for WPF.

1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) WCF

WPF
Co-occurring IT Skills in Taunton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) .NET Developer
2 3 (42.86%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead C# Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
1 7 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) BDD
1 7 (100.00%) MVC
1 7 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 3 (42.86%) Pair Programming
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared